Justin Michaud

Scratching the Surface: How Surface Engineering Fills in the Gaps that AM Leaves Behind

Posted by on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 in

Prior to 3D printing’s arrival on the manufacturing scene, the US military supply chain was often met with lengthy and arduous timelines for critical asset production. This not only stalled the manufacture and repair of essential equipment within t...

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Advancing rocket propulsion through Additive Manufacturing, novel surface finishing technologies and public-private partnerships

Posted by on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 in

Whilst Additive Manufacturing is undoubtedly having a huge impact on the design and manufacture of rocket propulsion systems, most notably combustion chambers and nozzles, the Achilles’ heel of all AM process is currently as-built surface finish....

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 8 – LATTICE BRACELET

Posted by on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 7 – OPEN IMPELLER

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 5 – FINGER SPLINTS

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 4 – PARACHUTE RINGS

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Parts Webinar – Part 3 – GEARS

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Parts Webinar – Part 2

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

What options are available? While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of reasons – […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 1

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 6 – SHOCK ABSORBER PISTON

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Gear Repair for Helicopters and Wind Turbines via Isotropic Superfinishing

Posted by on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 in

The wind turbine, aerospace, and helicopter gear industries recognize the importance of surface finish and surface texture for maximizing component and system performance. ...

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Materials Matter: Additive Manufacturing: Challenges, Possibilities, and the Gear Industry

Posted by on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 in

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a technology that has the potential to fundamentally alter manufacturing, specifically metal manufacturing. The ability to design complex shapes, which could not otherwise be manufactured, coupled with a significant red...

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